Jazz Studies Minor

Minor in Jazz Studies Audition Information

If you would like to declare a Minor in Jazz at the end of your 2nd year you will have to play a short audition. The audition includes:

All melody instruments: Performance of the melody and 2 choruses of improvisation on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Singers: Performance of the melody of "On the Sunny Side of the Street"

Pianists/Guitarists: Performance of the melody, 2 choruses of improvisation and 2 choruses of chordal accompaniment on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Bassists: Performance of the melody and 2 choruses of walking bass on "Tenor Madness" by Sonny Rollins

Drummers: Performance of 32 bars of medium swing.

No need to bring an accompanist. You will be accompanied by faculty.

Parts for Download
Tenor Madness - Bass Clef instruments
Tenor Madness - Bb instruments
Tenor Madness - C instruments
Tenor Madness - Eb instruments
On the Sunny Side of the Street - Singers

2020 Auditions will be held in early September. To sign up for an audition and for questions please contact Florian Hoefner at fhoefner@mun.ca

Contact

School of Music

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000